lost Smartphone: how to retrieve data & track Smartphone
It is not always possible for you to keep an eye on your Smartphone. So there are chances that you may forget or lost it somewhere. There are also chances that it may end up getting stolen. Now you don’t have to worry. In this technology era there are several tools available in the market to track the lost smartphone. There are also a lot of applications available to retrieve the lost data.
‘Lookout’ is an application for android phones that helps you to retrieve your contact, photos, & call history data again. This ‘lookout’ application also helps you to track the gadget in case you lost it somewhere.
What to do?
Install the lookout ‘application’ & register yourself by opening an account. Now if your Smartphone get lost or stolen then you can track it with the help of www.lookout.com.
You can collect the contact list from your phone by clicking on the backup tab. You can backup your device during first installation of your application. You can also set interval for automatic backup. The user can also back up his photos & call history.
In the ‘lost’ tab there is a button called ‘locate’. It shows the lost mobile GPS on a map. It has a button called ‘scream’, which rings a loud alarm tone from your lost handset. Premium subscribers can lock the phone with a password.
If you have lost your android phone & ‘lookout’ application isn’t installed yet, then you need not have to worry. Please visit the Google play store website. Open & log in to account. Register your handset & install plan. This application will provide several good alternatives like lookout.
‘Android lost’ is another application (www.androidlost.com), which has all the features of lookout. It has several additional tools. But for this application, you have to earn legal right by opening a Google account. With the help of this app, you can view the image of the thief (this app can capture photo with front camera). You can set a custom alarm or may sound alarm at regular interval remotely from your PC or by SMS. You can hide this app on your phone. It will make difficult for the thief to stop the ring. You can also send a distress message to return the phone in case the handset is in the hand of a good guy.
First, set up an icloud account. Download the app ‘find my iPhone’ from app store. Go to setting > icloud & change the setting. Now go to www.icloud.com & collect the GPS lock for your lost handset. Send a message to it. Now you can control your phone remotely.
‘Find my iPhone’ has a lost mode option. With this feature you can lock your lost handset with a 4 digit password.
Download the app ‘blackberry protect’ from app world. This helps you to backup your contacts, calendar entry, memo, task, text message, browser bookmarks, password keeper entry & Wi-Fi profile on wireless mode. Incase device lost; you can locate it through protect.blackberry.com website. You can also lock it remotely.
Window phone –
Go to www.windowsphone.com & log in to your account. Go to ‘my phone’, then click on ‘find my phone’ to sign in. Now you can know the handset’s GPS location. You can also lock it & control the data.